As the pastry chef at Hazel & Rye, Emily Welk estimates that she creates roughly 80 French macarons each day that the downtown Canton casual eatery is open (weekdays, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.). Her most popular flavors are salted caramel, raspberry and birthday cake, which features cake inside the cookie.
Para M. Jones is a Stark County girl through and through. She was born here, attended college at the University of Mount Union and has spent most of her career living and working in a place she’s proud to call home.
Allyson Bussey embraces the role of being Stark County’s cheerleader. As the president of Visit Canton, Bussey uses her energetic personality, her love of history, marketing and people, as well as her more than 15 years in the travel and tourism industry, to be Stark County’s megaphone for all places, people and attractions that lure tourists to visit Stark County and may encourage residents to explore more of their hometown.
For the past 21 years, Bob Fonte has watched the Stark County Park District bloom and grow. From a single mile of trail and 400 acres of land, the county park system now includes more than 90 miles of walking and biking trails, 38 miles of equestrian trails, 14 parks and 8,000 acres of land that touch nearly every part of the county.
Dale Brown Sr. never got to see Santa as a kid. Growing up in the country, the closest he got was occasionally catching a glimpse of Santa walking around a store. But today, he is Santa—to his family, the children in his neighborhood and anyone who visits Carnation City Mall.
The Repository Select Rite Aid Stores Spee-D Foods Buehler's Fresh Foods Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations Aultman Hospital Gift Shop Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations News Depot Avenue Arts Marketplace Yum Yum Tree Alliance Grapes in a Glass